Troy “Fuzzy” Grossman, 67, of Twin Lakes, passed away Friday, March 23, 2012 at home surrounded by his loving family after a short battle with pancreatic cancer. He was born March 20, 1945 to Alvin and Edna (nee McGill) Grossman in Burlington, WI. A proud Army Veteran, he served during the Vietnam War from 1965-67 and received the Army Commendation Medal for his service. Troy married Lois Henningfield on May 16, 1970 at Union Grove United Methodist Church. During their 41 year marriage, they raised two children together.
Troy was a Master Diesel Mechanic by trade and retired five years ago. Troy was a life member of the Silver Lake VFW Post 8375 and served as Trustee and Service Officer in years past. He was also a member of the Wilmot American Legion Post 361. He loved fishing, hunting, riding 4-wheelers, and enjoying a drink with friends.
Troy is survived by his loving wife, Lois, his children, Philip (Karen) Grossman and Jennifer (Jeff) Daniels, his grandchildren, Katelyn Thatcher and Ciara Daniels, and his sister, Sharon Keeler-Zopfi. He is further survived by his wife’s siblings, Edwin Jr. “Buster” (Marian) Henningfield, Fred (Judy) Henningfield, Warren Henningfield, Nancy (Dean) Whitwam, Ernie Henningfield, Janice Henningfield, and Barb (Dan) Appling and many nieces and nephews.
Troy was preceded in death by his parents, Alvin and Edna McGill, his son-in-law, Kevin Thatcher, and his nephew, Raymond “RT” Keeler.
A visitation will take place at the Miller-Reesman Funeral Home on Wednesday, March 28 from 4:30-7:30 pm and Thursday, March 29 from 10:30-11 am. The memorial service will begin at 11 am with burial and full military honors to follow at the Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery at 12 noon.
The family suggests memorials go to the Silver Lake VFW post 8375 or the Wilmot American Legion Post 361.